Spencer Johnson

1938 - 2017

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Patrick Spencer Johnson (November 24, 1938 – July 3, 2017) was an American physician and author. He was known for the ValueTales series of children's books, and for his 1998 self-help book Who Moved My Cheese?, which recurred on the New York Times Bestseller list, on the Publishers Weekly Hardcover nonfiction list. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Spencer Johnson has received more than 20,859 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Spencer Johnson is the 2,843rd most popular writer, the 3,637th most popular biography from United States and the 328th most popular American Writer.

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  • 21k

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  • 63.00

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.48

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  • 1.84

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Among writers, Spencer Johnson ranks 2,843 out of 5,794Before him are James Tiptree Jr., Kálmán Mikszáth, Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian, Denis Davydov, Bo Carpelan, and Andre Norton. After him are Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Abdullah Abdul Kadir, Walter Hasenclever, Karel Havlíček Borovský, Elizabeth von Arnim, and Duris of Samos.

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Among people born in 1938, Spencer Johnson ranks 217Before him are Karin Balzer, Freddie Hubbard, Ralph Bakshi, Tufuga Efi, Leon Panetta, and Juraj Jakubisko. After him are Richard Anthony, Tiziano Terzani, James Farentino, Juan Carlos Wasmosy, Maxim Shostakovich, and Margarita Salas. Among people deceased in 2017, Spencer Johnson ranks 190Before him are William Baumol, Georgy Grechko, Robert M. Pirsig, Azzedine Alaïa, Peter Berling, and Mary Tyler Moore. After him are Allan Holdsworth, Hilarion Capucci, Dritëro Agolli, Michael Bond, Max Gallo, and Angry Grandpa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Spencer Johnson ranks 3,637 out of 15,968Before him are Kevin Sorbo (1958), Sanford B. Dole (1844), Stanley Kamel (1943), Elizabeth Monroe (1768), Andre Norton (1912), and Dan Hedaya (1940). After him are Sean Combs (1969), Justin Chambers (1970), Alvin Hansen (1887), Earl Boen (1945), Mayim Bialik (1975), and Jesse Ventura (1951).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Spencer Johnson ranks 328Before him are Joyce Meyer (1943), Camille Paglia (1947), Jim Carroll (1949), Charles Grandison Finney (1792), James Tiptree Jr. (1915), and Andre Norton (1912). After him are Marta Kauffman (1956), Syd Field (1935), William Goldman (1931), Fanny Crosby (1820), Katherine Jackson (1930), and Gary Snyder (1930).